Conservatory Week in St. Petersburg

We just returned from a wonderful week in St. Petersburg. for the Conservatory Week Festival. In addition to our own performances at the Conservatory and nearby Polytechnic Institute, we had to pleasure to hear a number of fantastic performances by students and pros from Russia and around the world. Highlights included performances by the Mariinsky Theatre orchestra and the Conservatory Chorus.

Hymne du Veni Creator
(Fête de la Pentecôte)
En taille à 5
Dialogue sur les Grands Jeux
JEHAN ALAIN (1911-1940)
Three Dances (1937-1939) JA 120
LOUIS VIERNE (1870-1937)
from Fantasy Pieces, opus 53, Second Suite

Lynne DAVIS, organ (USA)
Rehearsing on stage in the
beautiful Glazunov Hall.
Five Pieces for String Quartet:
Alla Valse Viennese (Allegro)
Alla Serenata (Allegretto con moto)
Alla Czeca (Molto Allegro)
Alla Tango (Andante)

Alla Tarantella (Prestissimo con fuoco)
St. Petersburg Quartet:
Alla ARANOVSKAYA, violin
Evgeny ZVONNIKOV, violin
Boris VAYNER, viola
Leonid SHUKAEV, cello
SAMUEL BARBER (1910-1981)
Summer Music, op. 31
Lieurance Woodwind Quintet
Frances SHELLY, flute
Andréa BANKE, oboe
Sarunas JANKAUSKAS, clarinet
Scott OAKES, bassoon
Erika BINSLEY, horn
Benjamin BRITTEN (1913-1976)
Simple Symphony, op. 4
Suprima Chamber Orchestra
Conductor – Boris VAYNER
The concert is supported by:
The Consulate General of the United States in St. Petersburg

We had the chance to do some sight seeing. Here we are in Catherine The Great's summer palace.
A special thanks to our fabulous guides Valaria and Dasha.

For additional information contact

Lieurance Woodwind Quintet
Wichita State University
School of Music, Box 53
Wichita, KS 67260-0053
(316) 978-6598